With all the wines we offer having passed an extremely tough Tasting Panel, it’s never a surprise to see them recognised by Australia’s premier critic. But it’s always nice nonetheless. Each of these featured drops has earned a minimum of 90 points from James Halliday.
"This is always a wonderful expressive value-for-money blended white. It's so punchy with passionfruit and tropical notes with a decent splash of citrus. Tangy and lively in the mouth." Ray Jordan
Item Code: ITM6049
Fresh apple and lime aromas are followed by an elegant and crisp palate with gentle chalky notes.
Item Code: ITM5011
Bright yet complex with tangy citrus and fresh stone fruit characters complemented by crisp acidity and controlled barrel-ferment oak.
Item Code: ITM3727
Bright tropical fruit aromas of passionfruit and gooseberry marry with notes of snow pea and freshly cut grass. The palate is clean and crisp with juicy tropical and citrus fruits, a mineral-like texture and finely tuned acidity. A very nice wine, indeed.
Item Code: ITM4569
This three-way blend seamlessly comprises 50% Marsanne, 45% Viognier and 5% Roussanne. It’s textural, balanced and fresh, with honeysuckle, apricot and fleshy stone fruit complemented by subtle spice and a clean line of citrus acidity. The flavours work effortlessly in harmony to create a very satisfying drop.
Item Code: ITM4931
Pale straw yellow with vibrant green hues. White peach, grapefruit and green melon aromas are followed by a supple palate of crisp citrus acidity balanced by subtle oaky notes. This is an elegant Chardonnay with layers of complexity and varietal expression, and a lengthy finish.
Item Code: ITM5195
The 2014 vintage yielded stunning fruit, which was carefully hand-picked to preserve its integrity. Aromas of lime leaves, lemon flowers and hints of classic herbaceous notes lead on to a silky citrus acidity on the palate.
Item Code: ITM2245
This classic Margaret River blend boasts typical aromas of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. The palate is medium to light in body and offers straightforward fruit characters with racy acidity and a dry, lengthy finish.
Item Code: ITM2897
“A very well made wine with high quality grapes the cornerstone. There is a purity to the white peach, nectarine and citrus flavours, oak an essential means to the end, but not of particular significance in the flavour profile. Great value. ” Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM6011
"100% from the estate vineyard, hand-picked and sorted. The bouquet is floral, with citrus, apple and a hint of herb, the palate fleshy (in riesling terms) with ripe citrus fruits and comforting acidity on the finish and aftertaste." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM5772
On the nose, there are vibrant aromas of orange blossom and lemon zest and floral tones. The palate is equally bright with citrus and rose petal leading to a crisp lemon finish. The balance of fruit weight and natural acidity delivers an excellent mouthfeel.
Item Code: ITM6610
Juicy and clean, with bright fruit ably supported by pithy acidity and a mineral character. A complex and textural example of the great Margaret River blend.
Item Code: ITM5713
Fragrant aromas of jasmine flower, white pear and fresh lychee introduce a succulent palate bristling with minerality, stone fruit, citrus and crisp acidity. This is a refreshing wine with pure flavours and a zesty, lingering finish.
Item Code: ITM4835
This wine is made from locally-grown Marsanne grapes to create a crisp and refreshing wine packed with distinctive Marsanne flavours of lemon, peach and honey. A light- to medium-bodied wine with great acidity, minerality and structure.
Item Code: ITM1165
Lifted pear and jasmine aromas on the nose, lead onto a palate the explodes with flavour. Pure pear, apple and citrus characters is supported by a lovely line of crisp acidity. A fantastic wine full freshness and zing.
Item Code: ITM7564
"A vibrant blend of stone fruit, red apple and spice flavour, oak a
background player but a positive one. This is very nicely done. It walks
a sure line between richness and elegance, plucking leaves from both." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM4151
A complex array of aromas and flavours of cut-grass, flint, citrus, guava and classic passionfruit qualities. Crisp natural acidity gives the wine a bright liveliness before ending with a long dry finish.
Item Code: ITM6560
Elegant yet restrained this Chardonnay displays melon and stone fruit aromas with notes of smoky French oak. The palate has incredible texture with ripe peach flavours complemented by complex nutty undertones. Zesty acidity provides a structural backbone and results in a lovely well-balance finish.
Item Code: ITM4737
The cool-climate of the Yarra Valley allows Chandon to produce Chardon fruit, which is of consistently high quality. Enticing aromas of white flowers, grapefruit and stone fruit aromas. The palate is delicate with notes on fresh pear and apple balanced by zesty acidity and exceptional length.
Item Code: ITM5038
This wine boasts a pale straw colour with a lemon and lime bouquet. The palate shows floral and orange blossom characters with honeysuckle flavours, which are complemented by some textural complexity. Natural acidity and a pinch of spice contribute balance and lead to a clean and refreshing finish.
Item Code: ITM4780
"There is such freshness and vitality to this new vintage release chardonnay from Giant Steps, which is a blend of the Sexton, Tarraford and Applejack vineyards. Looking swish with its new label, the wine has beautiful citrus top notes of lemon and grapefruit, with some underlying clotted cream. There is excellent expression the entire length of the palate, plus texture and gentle fruit. It is still looking a little primary but will bloom as the months' tick by. Though it is still mighty satisfying to drink right now." Toni Paterson MW
Item Code: ITM6789
“A delightful wine. Textural, laden with flavour, long through the finish and delicious every step of the way. It packs a real flavour punch but it steps lightly; it feels soft. Sweet lime, talc, rose petals, orange blossoms. Quite an exotic thing, it is. It will age but it’s a ripper drink right now.”
Item Code: ITM6582
Lifted aromas of lemon zest and white flower flow onto on a pure and focused palate that shows an intense medley of citrus, subtle musk and lingering acidity. Lean, elegant and austere with just enough complexity
to keep things interesting.
Item Code: ITM5417
Fresh aromas of Jasmine and citrus with hints of ginger. Piosed and elegant with flavours of citrus, green apple and crisp acidity. Good minerality adds an alluring edge to this refreshing and expressive Riesling.
Item Code: ITM7580
A fine example of Margaret River’s favourite white wine, this blend combines the complexity of barrel-fermented Semillon with the freshness and bright fruit aromas of Sauvignon Blanc. Elegant and wonderfully balanced, this wine is the result of sustainable viticulture, innovative winemaking and meticulous attention to detail.
Item Code: ITM4670